Arms of Darmstadt-Dieburg, Germany Blazon: Per fess the first or a demi-lion rampant gules armed and langued azure holding a six-spoked wheel of the second; the second of the third seme de molets of four points argent.
Arms of Bergstrasse, Germany Blazon: Per quarterly; the first azure on a mount in base argent a tower in perspective of the same, ajoure sable; the second of the second a cinquefoil gules seeded or; the third of the second … Continue reading →
From the earliest times, Crests have occasionally been identical with the principal charge in the Shield of Arms, or they have repeated the principal charge with some slight modification of attitude or accessory: but, more generally, Crests have been altogether distinct.
From The Handbook to English Heraldry by Charles Boutell, p246
Arms of Wandsbek, Germany Blazon: Azure a shepherd’s staff or fesswise, thereon a hat argent banded of the second and suspended therefrom by a belt of the last a satchel of the third; in the dexter chief corner an escutcheon … Continue reading →
Arms of Harburg, Germany Blazon: Argent a city wall triple-towered gules masoned sable, the center turreted of the same and roofed azure; the gateway ajoure or charged with a lion rampant of the fourth langued of the second
Accordingly, about the time that Coat-Armour became hereditary, having been reduced to a system and accepted as an independent science, heraldic Crests began to be worn as honourable distinctions of the most exalted dignity by the mediaeval chivalry.
From The Handbook to English Heraldry by Charles Boutell, p243
Arms of Langenhorn, Germany Blazon: Gules an oak tree eradicated proper between a nettle leaf argent charged with an escutcheon per pale of the second and the first on the dexter and a castle triple-towered of the second, the dexter … Continue reading →